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Rain washes out Cyclovia; organizers will look at do-over

Dreary weather, low turnout and miserable conditions for the volunteers forced Cyclovia organizers to shut down the third-annual event down early yesterday afternoon. The event was scheduled to last until 3 p.m., but organizer Emily Yetman made the decision to end it at 12:30 p.m. “It was really hard, Yetman said of the decision to […]

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2011 El Tour de Tucson on Cargo Bikes

Editor’s note: This is one of several posts about the 2011 El Tour de Tucson. Check out stories about how the celebrity cyclists fared, a map of where all 6,000 cyclist call home, a post about the Cargo Bike El Tour de Tucson, an editorial, a searchable database of results. Back when I ordered the […]

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Sights and sounds: 2010 Parade of Lights by bike

Check out the video and images from the 2010 Parade of Lights. According to Kylie Walzak of BICAS, this was the fifth year BICAS had participated in the parade. She said BICAS approached the downtown group who puts on the parade after a BICAS employee took her brother’s children to the parade. At the time, […]

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Tucson bike theft caught on video; police drive by as it happens

Rachel Alter’s red Gilmour was stolen last month, which we posted on the Stolen Bikes thread. But she wasn’t content to just file a police report. Alter went out and got the security footage of the theft. Particularly frustrating is seeing a police officer roll by at the two-minute mark while the thieves are stealing […]

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BAC concerned about streetcar’s impact on popular bike routes (with video)

Members of the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee expressed their concerns about the modern streetcar during a presentation by the streetcar’s planners during Wednesday’s BAC meeting. The streetcar team presented the lane layouts throughout several sections of the route. The new tracks will be placed in the roadway in each direction rather than one track […]

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Learn about new streetcar’s impact on bikes Wednesday

Cyclists will have the opportunity to learn more about Tucson’s modern streetcar plan as it pertains to biking in Tucson on Wednesday. Engineers and planners in charge of Tucson’s modern streetcar will present updated plans to the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting at 6 p.m. Tucson’s bike and pedestrian program manager Tom Thivener encouraged […]

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Ft. Lowell gets new pavement and wider shoulders

Add Ft. Lowell Road to the growing list of federally funded resurfacing projects in the Tucson region. The city recently finished repaving Ft. Lowell Road, from Country Club Road to Oracle Road, and narrowed the travel lanes to provide a wider shoulder for bikes. According to City of Tucson traffic engineer Diahn Swartz the goal […]

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Police present during shootout; no citations issued

Two Tohono O’Odham police officers parked along the shootout route on Saturday to ensure cyclists were following the rules of the road. The officers said they weren’t allowed to speak to the media, but confirmed that no citations were issued and that the groups were smaller and better behaved than last week. Ralph Phillips, owner […]

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County committed to rebuilding Barrio Trails BMX park

One thing is clear: cyclists, neighbors in the San Antonio neighborhood and Pima County officials all say they are committed to rebuilding a BMX park that will be bulldozed to make way for a flood control project. What isn’t entirely clear is when, where or how the park will be rebuilt. Barrio Trails, the unauthorized […]

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Link Roundup: September 27

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Spreading Bicycle Love Meet the honest London cyclist – only five ‘Boris bikes’ stolen Bike boulevard at crossroads Bicycle tours popular among middle-aged, elderly Kitsilano ‘Bike Lady’ pleads for return of vintage Raleigh she pedalled for 30 years Bike taxi drivers get a workout on […]

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Scenes from Tucson’s Park(ing) Day

Check out the video and images from Tucson’s Park(ing) Day on Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. View the YouTube version of the video here.

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City carves out space for bikes on West Congress

Cyclists riding east into downtown Tucson on Congress now have their own space on the road. The City of Tucson used stimulus funds to repave the section of Congress between I-10 and Grande. In the process — Tom Thivener, the city’s bicycle and pedestrian program manager — said they did a partial road diet. Before […]

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